Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Women



Fundraisers Should Get More Respect

By Todd Cohen | Jun. 11, 2009

Women, Giving Circles Reshaping Giving Sector

Female givers are making their impact as foundations scramble for donations

By Todd Cohen | May. 26, 2009

We Are the Possible: Meet Lindsey McDougle

An interview with Lindsey McDougle, a doctoral student at the University of San Diego pursuing a degree in Leadership Studies with a specialization in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies.

By Rosetta Thurman | May. 1, 2009

No Profit for Her

Research shows that men may be more effective than woman at utilizing microfinance investments.
By Alana Conner | Mar. 5, 2009

Starting Up Women

Successful entrepreneurs show characteristics of both men and women.
By Alana Conner | Dec. 1, 2008
Inside the Business
of Modern Slavery
Siddharth Kara

An Unconscionable Business

Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery by Siddharth Kara
Reviewed By Holly Burkhalter | Dec. 1, 2008

Lobbying for Good

In their efforts to be socially responsible, most companies fail to wield their most powerful tool: lobbying. Yet corporations such as Mary Kay, Royal Dutch Shell, and General Motors are increasingly leveraging their deep pockets, government contacts, and persuasive powers for the cause of good. Not all kinds of socially responsible lobbying are created equal, however. The authors discuss which forms are best for companies and society.
By Kyle Peterson & Marc Pfitzer | 1 | Nov. 30, 2008

LivingGoods Calling

LivingGoods sends its version of Avon ladies—white-uniformed "health promoters"—knocking on doors in hundreds of Ugandan communities.
By Jennifer Roberts | 3 | Sep. 2, 2008

A Soldier’s Life for Her

The military's better than civilian life, say minorities and women such as Marine Corps Capt. Elizabeth Okoreeh-Baah, the first woman to pilot the V-22 Osprey.
By Alana Conner | Sep. 2, 2008

She’s Crafty

World of Good connects female artisans in poor countries with retailers (including Whole Foods Market, pictured) in the West.
By Leslie Berger | 3 | Jul. 6, 2008